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  1. Human Security as Statecraft

    Structural Conditions, Articulations and Unintended Consequences

    By Nik Hynek

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically investigates the discourses and practices of human security and aims to delve below the stereotypical imageries representing them. Drawing on Foucault and Deleuze, the author approaches human security from a new perspective, with the aim of ascertaining what has...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Securitization and the Iraq War

    The rules of engagement in world politics

    By Faye Donnelly

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critiques the conceptualization of security found in mainstream and critical theoretical debates, and applies this to the empirical case of the 2003 Iraq War. The Iraq War represents one of the most puzzling, complex, and controversial events in the post-Cold War era. The manner in which...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reimagining War in the 21st Century

    From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare

    By Manabrata Guha

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical...

    Published July 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Critique, Security and Power

    The Political Limits to Emancipatory Approaches

    By Tara McCormack

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book aims to engage with contemporary security discourses from a critical perspective. It argues that rather than being a radical, analytical outlook, much critical security theory fails to fulfil its promise to pose a challenge to contemporary power relations. In general, 'critical security'...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Struggle for the West

    A Divided and Contested Legacy

    Edited by Christopher Browning, Marko Lehti

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    In recent years debates about the nature and future of the West have been high on the political agenda. Prognoses of the West’s imminent demise have been countered by those arguing for its continued relevance, or those arguing that while the West will survive its nature, and the balance of power...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. US Domestic and International Regimes of Security

    Pacifying the Globe, Securing the Homeland

    By Markus Kienscherf

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book maps the increasing convergence of US domestic and international security regimes, analyzing the trend towards global pacification in the name of 'security'. The dream of liberal world peace after the Cold War is on the verge of collapsing into permanent global pacification – not only in...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Human Security and the United Nations

    Security Language as a Political Framework for Women

    By Natalie Florea Hudson

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book examines the relationship between women, gender and the international security agenda, exploring the meaning of security in terms of discourse and practice, as well as the larger goals and strategies of the global women's movement. Today, many complex global problems are being located...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Securing Outer Space

    International Relations Theory and the Politics of Space

    Edited by Natalie Bormann, Michael Sheehan

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    The challenges that space poses for political theory are profound. Yet until now, the exploration and utilization of space has generally reflected – but not challenged – the political patterns and impulses which characterized twentieth-century politics and International Relations. This edited...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The New Spatiality of Security

    Operational Uncertainty and the US Military in Iraq

    By Caroline M. Croser

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book provides a rigorous critical analysis of how the US military operates in Iraq, exploring the spatial practices of violence. Contemporary critical analyses of the United States’ involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan emphasise the hegemonic nature of the US military experience, while...

    Published September 1st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Gender and International Security

    Feminist Perspectives

    Edited by Laura Sjoberg

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book defines the relationship between gender and international security, analyzing and critiquing international security theory and practice from a gendered perspective. Gender issues have an important place in the international security landscape, but have been neglected both in the theory...

    Published October 7th 2009 by Routledge

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